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Things to do on Islay this Christmas

Islay is a truly magical Scottish island, and even more so at Christmas time. The streets and houses are lit with twinkling lights and all is merry and bright. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best festive things to do on Islay.

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Jazz Things Up 2019

Here on Islay, we boast some of the best music festivals in Scotland. Lose yourself in our stunning surroundings while listening to some of the best talents around at our two music festivals this September.

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Cantilena Music Festival 2019

Every July, the Cantilena Festival celebrates chamber music with the people of Islay, here in the Hebrides of Scotland. Cantilena began life in 1970 as a musical ensemble, formed by cellist and conductor Adrian Shepherd.

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Islay Festival Fèis Ìle 2019

The Islay Festival (Fèis Ìle in Gaelic) is our island’s festival of whisky, music and culture. It takes place annually during the last week of May. Here at Peatzeria, we are so looking forward to this year’s event! So, let’s take a look at what’s on at the Islay Festival, happening Friday 24th May to Saturday 1st June 2019.

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Things to do on Islay in the Evening

A holiday on Islay is all about sitting back and enjoying life at a slower pace. That doesn’t mean that there’s a shortage of Islay nightlife though! You’ll find plenty of things to do on Islay as the sunsets. Here are our top picks.

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